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Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Works: 164 works in 621 publications in 5 languages and 10,372 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Printmaker, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joseph M Schenck
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

152 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neighbors: Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them
College by Buster Keaton( Visual )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[College] Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. [The electric house] Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. [Hard luck] A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. [The blacksmith] Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

26 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

24 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Our hospitality Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr. / directed by Buster Keaton. Starring Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joseph Keaton, Ward Crane. Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth. 1924 (44 min.)
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, a fragile young man whose father sends him into the country where he hopes masculinity will blossom, is there mistaken for "Battling" Butler, a renowned prizefighter. Alfred carries on the ruse to impress a young lady, but his charade is soon complicated by the arrival of a true contender. [The haunted house] Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps. [The frozen North] Keaton experiences a variety of adventures in the Canadian Northwest including an attempt to rob a saloon and impersonating a Canadian Mountie
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Go West] A hapless young man, heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny. [The scarecrow] Follows the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady. [The paleface] Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Saphead] Bertie, the spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier, pursues his individuality in a series of comic misadventures. [The high sign] Buster becomes unwittingly involved in a radical secret society known as the Blinking Buzzards. [One week] Keaton and his bride inherit a do-it-by numbers pre-fab house, only somebody has mixed up the numbers
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and French and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment that Arbuckle and Keaton made for Schenck between 1917 and 1919. The films in this collection were gathered from international archives and private collections. The English intertitles are new, and except for Coney Island and Back stage, derived from non-English scources
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

19 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the South Pacific island of Pago Pago, Sadie Thompson (Joan Crawford) is a tough-talking plaything for American G.I.s. Missionary Alfred Davidson (Walter Huston) frowns upon her provacative flaunting and warns her to repent or risk being deported to San Francisco where Sadie will face her dark past. Terrified and overwhelmed by his charisma, she is seduced into redemption and reborn, but in a shocking twist learns that temptation is hard to resist
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Joseph Schenck

Joseph Schenck Amerikaans filmproducent (1878-1961)

Joseph Schenck produttore cinematografico russo

Joseph Schenck US-amerikanischer Filmindustrieller

Schenck, Joe 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph M.

Джозеф М. Шенк

Шенк, Джозеф

ג'וזף שנק

جوزف ام. شنک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی